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A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

Instagram

iPhone full? Photo Space app shrinks 7 GB of photos down to 1 GB

A new app could just be the answer to the most dreaded error message for iPhone photographers: There is not enough available storage to take a photo. …

Apps

15 Signs You Are Smarter Than Average

A thought-provoking list was published by Business Insider that summarizes some science-based commonalities between smart people. Certainly, this is …

Psychology

21 Purrfect Photos of Tiny Kittens That Fit In Your Palm

We’ll always have a soft spot for photos of newborn animals. When we pounced upon these adorable photos of kittens so small they literally fit in the …

Pets

It’s Lit: Books We Read In School That Changed Our Lives

Required reading<p><i>If we could, we would spend the majority of our time here on earth skimming through our favorite bookshops and running through libraries. But even if we could, there sadly wouldn’t be enough time to read every book in existence—that’s why we rely on recommendations from friends,</i> …

9 plants that bug bugs — including mosquitoes

BOISE, Idaho — Summer is almost here, and you'll want to spend more time in your backyards and gardens.<p>Unfortunately, so will the bugs. And because of viruses such as Zika and West Nile, mosquitoes are a big concern.<p>You can plant herbs and flowers that repel those bugs, including mosquitoes, and …

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

Wanting to raise smart kids is a parent's most important job and smart doesn't necessarily mean good grades. Emotional intelligence is just as …

Parenting

10 tips to make your Mac feel like new

Upgrade to an SSD<p>Add more RAM<p>Reduce log-in items<p>Reclaim space from crowded hard drive<p>Quit apps that consume lots of resources<p>Say 'no' to animations and reduce transparency<p>Repair permissions<p>Narrow Finder's focus<p>Get better battery life<p>Stay up to date with OS X

Mac App Store

What Happens To Your Brain When You Give Birth?

These days, when I arrive somewhere new with my toddler in tow, within 30 seconds I have scanned the area for potential dangers in a style not …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Self-improvement

50 Books Every Woman Should Read

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Books

This Image Will Make You Never Want to Visit a Zoo or Marine Park Again - One Green Planet

Ever since the release of acclaimed documentary Blackfish two years ago, entertainment giant Sea World has been on the defensive … and on the decline.<p>…

Cognitive Science

Read only: Books CISOs ought to have

There are just over 490 cyber security books listed on Amazon in the computers and technology section.<p>Some are keepers. No doubt some of them — …

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

8 Expert Ways to Save Time and Money at Costco

Whether you're a longtime Costco member, new to the club, or simply considering a membership, there are ways to make your money go further in the …

Shopping

The mystery of parenting teen girls is “Untangled” with author Lisa Damour

Finally, there’s some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy news. Damour’s new book, <i>Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through The Seven Transitions Into Adulthood</i>, is the most down-to-earth, readable parenting book I’ve come …

Parenting

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Literature

Secret document exposes how the U.S. government spies on your cellphone

<i>The Intercept</i> has obtained a secret, internal U.S. government catalogue of dozens of cellphone surveillance devices used by the military and by …

Surveillance

A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English

English, as a flexible, global language, has no such designated referee.<p>Therefore, there is no definitive answer to whether you're using a word "correctly."<p>It's all a matter of taste and context. But there are opinions. And some count more than others.<p>Steven Pinker is probably as good an expert to …

Language

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

Psychology

AAA, AARP and Amazon Have Hidden Perks — 3 Ways to Find Them

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Frugal Living

Mom Turns Her 3-Year-Old's Drawings into Incredible Art

“As soon as she could grasp a crayon,” a toddler began collaborating with her artist mom.<p>Many parents hope their kids develop an interest in areas like debate, science or software design. But Canada-based painter Ruth Oosterman wanted her daughter Eve to love art as much as she did -- so much so …

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

Photographer captures drone footage of beluga whales gathering in Canada's Northwest Passage

Stunning drone footage of beluga whales and swimming polar bears in Canada's Northwest Passage goes viral<p>A drone photographer's efforts to beautifully capture the wildlife and natural surroundings of Canada's Northern Passage haven't gone amiss.<p>Drone footage shot by Arctic Watch …

Whales

Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud

<b>Amanda Froelich, True Activist</b><p>These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable …

17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books